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000 FNUS21 KWNS 201506 FWDDY1 Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1005 AM CDT Wed Oct 20 2021 Valid 201700Z - 211200Z ...NO CRITICAL AREAS... The forecast remains on track. Morning surface observations show gusty winds in the wake of a cold front across the central Plains. However, cool temperatures are supporting high RH, which will largely be maintained through the day as modest cold air advection continues. Localized elevated conditions may evolve within the higher terrain of the southern Rockies and perhaps southern Great Basin, but will remain too brief and localized for highlights. ..Moore.. 10/20/2021 .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 1151 PM CDT Tue Oct 19 2021/ ...Synopsis... A shortwave trough will move from the Mid-Missouri Valley into the Upper Midwest today. In the West, low-amplitude ridging will build. At the surface, a cold front will progress to near the Ohio Valley, arcing southwestward into the southern Plains. Warm and dry conditions are likely in parts of the Great Basin and Southwest. Fire weather concerns across the CONUS appear minimal through the period as light winds and poorly receptive fuels are expected where the driest conditions are forecast. ...Please see for graphic product... $$ is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.